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After a few weeks of negotiations Palace Films has finalised the contracts for 10 films from the Cannes Film Festival and market for release in 2014.
That wasn.t a record haul from Cannes for the distributor but general manager Nicolas Whatson rates it as .definitely one of the busiest markets in recent years..
As for the time it takes to finalise deals, Whatson observes, .Sometimes contracts not only take weeks, they can take months. On occasion Cannes deals are made on a handshake or on a napkin at 3am. Then the fun begins..
The upcoming slate is an eclectic mix of films from the UK, Italy, France and Latin America. Still Life stars Eddie Marsan and Downton Abbey.s Joanne Froggart in the poignant tale of a lonely council worker whose job is to find the next of kin of those who have passed away alone; from The Full Monty producer/director Uberto Pasolini. »
- Don Groves
Do you know the worst awards show in the world? They are the David di Donatello -- sort of an Italian Academy Awards -- the only awards where the presenters talk more than the winners, where the hosts confuse one category for another, where the guests leave halfway through leaving noticeably empty seats. They are the only awards in the universe where an actress like Margherita Buy can win six times (and no, she's not the Italian Meryl Streep), where the Career Achievement recipient (this year, the screenwriter Vincenzo Cerami) is absent, where the Foreign Film honours are picked up by distributor representatives, and where the actual Best Italian Film of the year (Bertolucci's Me and You) goes home emptyhanded.Boring and embarrassing as usual, at least...
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Title: Viaggio Sola Director: Maria Sole Tognazzi Starring: Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Fabrizia Sacchi, Gian Marco Tognazzi, Alessia Barela, Lesley Manville ‘Viaggio Sola’ (I travel on my own) is a great commercial to promote the Leading Hotels in the World consortium, but as movie it is pretty mediocre. The story spins around the forty year old, single, childless, Irene (Margherita Buy), who is completely absorbed by her job as incognito-reviewer of five star hotels. Her jet-hopping life intertwines with the brief moments she spends with her sister, Silvia (Fabrizia Sacchi), who is married and has two daughters, and her ex boyfriend, Andrea (Stefano Accorsi). Irene is self-sufficient, she doesn’t need a [ Read More ]
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- Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi
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